Events

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RAeS events deliver expert content, insight and networking across the breadth of technical, engineering and business subjects affecting aerospace professionals.

Our annual calendar of around 20 events of lectures, technical visits, competitions and field trips are designed to support your professional development and industry knowledge.

Annual General Meeting
29 May 2019

The Branch AGM will be held on 29 May 2019 at the Government Flying Services.

Following the AGM, there will be a lecture on the role and training of a GFS winchman. Many have seen the videos on the news, and now our members will get close to see how the GFS prepares for this demanding role.

This will be followed by a  tour of the winchman VR training facilities & winchman platforms with refreshments afterwards.

Date 29 May 2019, 6pm
Location : GFS HQ, South Perimeter Road, HK International Airport.

The following commitee members are seeking re-election for the 2019/2020 committee.

Mr. Neil Glenn - Chairman - Cathay Pacific AIrways
Mr. Darryl Chan - Honorary Secretary, Hong Kong Radar Aviation Services
Dr. Eric Wong - Treasurer - Hong Kong PolyTechnic University
Mr. Philippe Christol - Events Secretary - Cathay Pacific Airways
Mr. Nuwan Kamaragoda - Membership Secretary - Cathay Pacific Airways
Mr Thomas Yeung - Young Members Chairperson, Government Flying Services

Mr. John Kinsman - The Boeing Company
Mr. Patrick Li
Mr. Mark Hayman - Hong Kong PolyTechnic University
Mr. S S Lam - Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited
Dr. KS Fung - HK Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan)
Mr. Jimmy Tang - Vocational Training Council (Tsing Yi)
Mr. Tommy Au Yeung - Hong Kong Air Traffic Control
Mr Chris Entwistle, CAE Hong Kong
Mr Kent Wong, Metrojet
Mr WK Chan, Hong Kong Aircraft  Engineering Company
Mr Martin Hall, Gulstream G550 Captain

The following committee members will be standing down.

Mr. Albert Chan - Government Flying Services
Mr. Raymond Hung - Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department 

The following members wish to be elected for the 2019/2020 committee.

Mr Ken Kwan, Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department
Mr Joe Cua, Government Flying Services


If you wish to be considered for the committee, please submit your name and brief bio via the About Us by clicking the button below.

The AGM is for members only.  Please register here.

Commiittee nominationRegister Here
Bad weather is coming ... air traffic management at work.
9 May 2019

Hong Kong International Airport is a busy international with over 400,000 movements every year.  Weather affects the operation and bad weather can signifcantly add complexity to HKIA.  Ronald Shing, Training Unit, Resident Instructor, will share with the Branch, how HK ATC maneges the high volume of traffic when bad weather strikes Hong Kong.

For ten lucky registered members, you will be invited to visit the ATC tower simulator for a short tour.

Date : 9 May, 2019, 6pm to 7pm
Location : HKCAD Headquaters, Tung Fai Road, HK International Airport.

For those lucky ten members who are chosen to visit the simulator, you will receive an email.

Register Here
Boeing 747, Queen of the Skies, 50th Anniversary Lecture
4 April 2019

Come join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the Queen of the Skies, the Boeing 747. Bruce Dickinson, Boeing Vice President and General Manager 747/767 Programs, will share his thoughts about the remarkable 50-year history of this iconic aircraft that fundamentally transformed the aviation industry and global travel patterns.

Date : 4 April 2019, 6pm
Location : Auditorium, Cathay City, HK Int’l Airport.

Register Here